Beautiful Estate Setting with Historic Cottage Overlooking Lake Champlain(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Stone Cottage sleeps 4
Adjoining our 24 acres is the Fisk Quarry Preserve. Owned and managed by the Isle La Motte Preservation Trust, the preserve is a 20 acre site which contains a rich wetland habitat for birds and animals as well as a geological treasure - remnants of the ancient 450 million year old Chazy Fossil Reef'. Fisk Farm also hosts Cultural Heritage Programs consisting of art shows and concerts in our restored barn.
About Fisk Farm: Fisk Farm (24 acres) is located on Isle La Motte, Vermont, the northernmost island of Lake Champlain near the Canadian border. It overlooks the lake and the Adirondack Mountains to the west. During the 1800s Fisk Farm was a showplace with the grand house, several hundred acres of farmland, the elegant horse and carriage barn, and a deer park. Toward the end of the 19th century, Nelson Fisk became Lieutenant Governor and his home was visited by such distinguished guests as President McKinley and Vice- President Teddy Roosevelt. Roosevelt was visiting the Fisk Estate when he heard that McKinley had been shot. The beautiful stone mansion burned in 1924 but today its romantic stone ruins make the property a scenic landmark on the island.
About the Stone Cottage: Built in the late 1700s the charming Stone Cottage may have been the first building on the property. Now a guest cottage, it has a living room with fireplace, cathedral ceilings, antique furniture and a queen sized sleep sofa. The loft bedroom has a queen sized bed. There is a bathroom with shower. A full sized eat in kitchen allows guests to prepare their own meals.
General Information.: As the cottage has cooking facilities, breakfast is not included. A grill is available for outdoor barbecues and an herb garden is available for your special meals. Excellent restaurants are nearby. Enjoy swimming, walking, cycling, birdwatching, or write the great American novel. Visit the ancient fossil reef in the Fisk Quarry and Goodsell Ridge Preserves. Are you a musician? Two grand pianos reside in our horse and carriage barn. Tea, art, and music are served in the garden and barn on Sunday afternoons in July and August. For more information visit our website.
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
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- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Lake View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Basic Soaps
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Sofa Bed
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Walkway To Water
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $0
- Tax Rate 9%
$900 per week
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Isle La Motte is the northernmost island in Lake Champlain. Connected to the mainland by a causeway, it has a country store, apple orchard, post office, library, and art gallery. Ruthcliffe and The Links provide good nearby dining destinations with other excellent restaurants just 20 minutes away. Swimming, cycling, golf, and walking are favorite pastimes. Two geological and nature preserves offer opportunities for exploration and hiking.
Charming cottage built in late 1700s
Living room of the Stone Cottage
Adirondack Mountains in the distance
The barn is now a home for the arts
Fisk Quarry Preserve, a 20 acre natural history Preserve adjoins Fisk Farm
Wisteria in bloom
Beautiful views from every window
View of lake from Stone Cottage
The historic Horse & Carriage Barn has been restored
Concerts in the summer
Country roads provide great cycling on the island
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